SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet.
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Apple vs. Netflix: Why turf wars are flaring in big tech
Apple's ambitious leap into streaming video illustrates an escalating trend: Tech's biggest companies, faced with limits to their growth, are encroaching on each other's turf.
Apple tries to take a bite out of credit card industry
Apple is rolling out a credit card that it says is designed to do things no other card can. So how does it actually stack up?
It looks different from a traditional credit card — there's no...
Apples wins 1, loses 1 in battle over iPhone technology
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A mind-bending battle over some of the technology used in iPhones became even more muddled Tuesday when a federal trade agency handed separate victories to the embittered...
The Latest: Apple wins a round in iPhone patent dispute
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. International Trade Commission's findings in cases alleging Apple's iPhones infringed on technology owned by Qualcomm (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Many newspaper publishers — after suffering for a decade from job losses, shrinking ad dollars and circulation declines — are so far shunning Apple's new "Netflix for news"...
ShowBiz Minute: Avenatti, Apple TV, Franklin
BEIJING (AP) — China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years...
The good, bad and the unknown of Apple’s new services
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own...
Apple jumps belatedly into streaming TV business
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says its services respect your digital boundaries — and it wants you to know it.
The company took several opportunities Monday to emphasize user privacy — and...
Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity.
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CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple's streaming TV event (all times local):
Apple says the new services it's launching will respect your digital boundaries.
BEIJING (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has decided Apple should pay $31 million in damages for infringing on patents for technology owned by mobile chip maker Qualcomm that helps iPhones quickly connect to the...
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LONDON (AP) — Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are once again being cast as monopolies that have become too powerful for society's good, a recurring theme that's increasing the pressure to rein...
Spotify files antitrust complaint to EU against Apple
LONDON (AP) — Swedish music site Spotify has complained to European Union regulators about Apple for allegedly abusing its dominant position in music streaming and stifling...
The Saudi government app Absher is mostly a way for people to pay traffic fines and complete other administrative tasks electronically. But one feature isn't sitting well with civil-rights...
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Google keeps Saudi app that limits travel by women
Apple CEO trumps Trump, reframing his name game
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — To President Donald Trump, it was an awkward slip of the lip. To Apple CEO Tim Cook, it was an opportunity to poke some sly fun at a president who has often clashed with the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Last year, every time someone paid $11 for Netflix through an iPhone app, Apple pocketed as much as $3.30. Multiply that by every charge made through iPhone apps and you can...
Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower, led by tech losses
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street after the government reported that economic growth...
China’s Huawei unveils 5G phone with folding screen
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — China's Huawei unveiled a new folding-screen phone on Sunday, joining the latest trend for bendable devices as it challenges the global smartphone market's dominant...
- Business WireIMPORTANT INVESTOR REMINDER: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the FirmApril 18, 2019
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- Globe NewswireCLASS ACTION UPDATE for STMP, WTW, NIO and AAPL: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of ShareholdersApril 18, 2019
- Business WireApple Expands Global Recycling ProgramsApril 18, 2019
From corn to Apple: What’s behind the US-China standoff
WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has...
Potential privacy lapse found in Americans’ 2010 census data
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from obscured data, but with lots of mistakes, a top agency official disclosed Saturday.
Reynolds named to worker training advisory board
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has been appointed to a national advisory board on worker training led by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Ivanka Trump.
The American Workforce Policy Advisory Board is a 25-member panel designed to develop strategies for worker training and education "that will equip them to compete and win in the global economy."
Apple releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime.
The bug enabled interlopers to turn an iPhone into a live microphone while using Group FaceTime. Callers were able to activate another person's microphone remotely even before the person has accepted or rejected the call.
Spotify takes a big jump into the podcasting game
NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify is making a bigger bet on podcasts as it looks to bring a Netflix-like model of original programs to the audio world. The music-streaming pioneer gobbled up two podcasting companies, Gimlet and Anchor, on Wednesday.
Although streaming is becoming an increasingly popular way to listen to music, Spotify and other services such as Pandora have struggled to make money because of the royalties and other fees that they have to pay recording labels, songwriters and performers.
Apple’s top retail exec to leave amid iPhone sales slowdown
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's top retailing executive is stepping down amid a slowdown in iPhone sales that has raised doubts about the company's future growth prospects.
14-year-old’s FaceTime bug discovery could rattle Apple
At the heart of Apple's shocking FaceTime bug, which allowed just about anyone to turn an iPhone into a live microphone, stands a 14-year-old boy who stumbled upon the eavesdropping flaw more than a week before Apple took action.
"The thing that surprised me the most was that this glitch happened in the first place," said Grant Thompson, a high school freshman in Tucson, Arizona. "I'm only 14 and I found it by accident, instead of the people at Apple that get paid to find glitches."
Facebook says Apple is restoring a key developer tool
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says Apple is restoring its access to a key development tool that the iPhone maker disabled Wednesday.
Late Tuesday, TechCrunch reported that Facebook paid teens and...
The Latest: Apple axes Google access to key developer tool
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Apple's denial of an important tool to Facebook (all times local):
Google says Apple has also revoked its access to a key developer tool, preventing its employees from testing new app features on iPhones. Facebook lost access to the same tool Wednesday, but had it restored Thursday.
From corn to Apple: The cases behind the US-China standoff
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's case against Beijing is blunt: The Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped the arm off a T-Mobile robot, the U.S. says, and looted trade secrets about robotic cars from Apple.
From corn to Apple: The cases behind the US-China standoff
WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped the arm off a T-Mobile robot, the U.S. says, and looted trade secrets about robotic cars from Apple.
Apple busts Facebook for distributing data-sucking app
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use.
In doing so, Apple closed off Facebook's efforts to sidestep Apple's app store and its tighter rules on privacy.
Apple to fix FaceTime bug that allows eavesdropping
Apple has disabled a group-chat function in FaceTime after users said a software bug could let callers activate another person's microphone remotely.
With the bug, a FaceTime user calling another iPhone, iPad or Mac computer could hear audio — even if the receiver did not accept the call. The bug is triggered when callers add themselves to the same call to launch a group chat. That makes FaceTime think the receiver had accepted the chat.
Apple opens new chapter amid weakening iPhone demand
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple hoped to offset slowing demand for iPhones by raising the prices of its most important product, but that strategy seems to have backfired after sales sagged during the holiday shopping season.
Results released Tuesday revealed the magnitude of the iPhone slump — a 15 percent drop in revenue from the previous year. That decline in Apple's most profitable product caused Apple's total earnings for the October-December quarter to dip slightly to $20 billion.
Analyst: China key to soft iPhone sales
Apple halts group FaceTime after eavesdrop glitch
China-US row over tech giant Huawei overshadows trade talks
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. criminal charges against Chinese electronics giant Huawei have sparked a fresh round of trans-Pacific recriminations, with Beijing demanding Tuesday that Washington back off what it called an "unreasonable crackdown" on the maker of smartphones and telecom gear.
China's foreign ministry said it would defend the "lawful rights and interests of Chinese companies" but gave no details. Huawei is the No. 2 smartphone maker and an essential player in global communications networks.
Q&A: What is Huawei and why does Washington worry about it?
BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is China's first global tech brand and a growing source of tension between Washington and Beijing.
Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the biggest supplier of network switching gear used by phone and internet companies. It has spent a decade battling U.S. accusations it is a front for Chinese spying or poses other security risks.
Other governments including Australia and Japan are imposing their own curbs on use of Huawei technology.
Caterpillar stumbles; China’s slowing growth begins to show
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar fell well short of fourth-quarter profit expectations and the machine maker said that sales have begun to slow in China.
Shares of the company, considered an economic bellwether, tumbled 10 percent Monday, the worst sell-off in more than seven years. The Dow slid 400 points.
Apple cuts jobs in shakeup of self-driving car division
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is reducing the size of its workforce assigned to driverless car technology as the company reorganizes amid weakening sales of iPhones, its biggest moneymaker.
Huawei announces 5G smartphone based on own technology
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei announced plans Wednesday for a next-generation smartphone that will use its own technology instead of U.S. components, maneuvering to gain a competitive edge and sidestep complaints it is a security risk.
EU’s antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan to intensify scrutiny of the world's big tech companies.